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revised Showing that f restricts to a group homomorphism
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revised Why is there apparently a consensus on the P = NP question?
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revised Find absolute maximum and minimum with domain
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comment How do we know ternary expansions with only $0$'s and $2$'s are unique?
@rehband: First note that the series both converge. Since $c_n\leq 2$, then clearly $\sum_{n=N+1}^\infty c_n3^{-n}\leq\sum_{n=N+1}2\cdot 2^{-n}$. The equality just comes from the formula for the sum of a geometric series $\sum_{n=0}^\infty a\cdot r^n=a\cdot\frac 1{1-r}$. In this case, $\sum_{n=N+1}^\infty 2 \cdot 3^{-n} = \sum_{n=0}^\infty \frac{2}{3^{N+1}} ( \frac{1}{3} )^n$, so $a = \frac{2}{3^{N+1}}$ and $r = \frac{1}{3}$, giving the sum $a \cdot \frac{1}{1-r} = \frac{2}{3^{N+1}} \cdot \frac{1}{1-\frac{1}{3}} = \frac 1{3^N}=3^{-N}$.
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revised Countability for Subset of Irrational Number
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revised Permutaion and Combination Problems
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revised Permutations and Combinations? 3 digit number…
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revised Permutations and Combinations. Arranging things to be adjacent etc…
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revised How to fix the order of AxesLabel in Mathematica 7.0 plot
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Oct
20
comment Surjective homomorphism of rings. Every ideal of B is an extended ideal of an ideal of A.
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Oct
20
revised What to do with a random variable when we know its mean and variance but does not know which distribution it is?
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Oct
20
revised Regular Octagon Area
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Oct
19
revised Is every linear ordered set normal in its order topology?
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Oct
17
comment Minimum number of attempts to guess a PIN code, given constraints
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Oct
17
comment Minimum number of attempts to guess a PIN code, given constraints
@alexqwx and Asaf: Quit it! Both of you!
Oct
17
comment Is $\omega_1$ metrizable?
Just a couple of comments. (1) An alternative way of showing that $\omega_1$ is not second-countable is to note that $\{ \alpha+1 \}$ is open in $\omega_1$ for all $\alpha < \omega_1$, and so any base for $\omega_1$ must contain all of these uncountably many singletons. (2) In metrizable spaces the notions of compactness, countable compactness, and sequential compactness are equivalent. (So $\omega_1$ is not metrizable since it is sequentially, and countably, compact, but not compact, or even Lindelöf.)
Oct
17
revised Trig height problem using elevation and shadow length?
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Oct
16
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15
answered Why wouldn't someone accept Gentzen's consistency proof?
Oct
15
revised 2. Differential equation with initial condition
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